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101st Anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston’s North End

January 15th is the anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston’s North End. The United States Industrial Alcohol Company constructed a faulty 50 foot high steel tank in 1918 on Commercial Street near where Langone Park is located today. Twenty one people were killed and another 150 injured when the tank ruptured Read More…

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100th Anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston’s North End

There will be a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Langone Park site on Commercial Street. The City’s Archaeologist Joseph Bagley, has arranged to have a ground-penetrating radar survey conducted at the site of the flood. The survey will help him construct a map of the flood and form Read More…

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The North End Waterfront and Sea Level Rise in Boston Harbor [Video Presentation]

The Boston Harbor Association gave an updated presentation to the North End community with their latest information and outlook regarding the rising tide in Boston Harbor and its potential flooding impacts on neighborhood residents, businesses and property owners. Most recently, a new preliminary flood zone map was issued by FEMA that includes much of the Read More…

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Preparing for the Rising Tide in the North End / Waterfront [Meeting Video]

Over 50 people attended a North End / Waterfront community meeting, “Preparing for the Rising Tide,” featuring a presentation by Julie Wormser, Executive Director of The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA). The meeting was held on June 19, 2013 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. Hurricane Sandy was a wake up call for Boston (See: Flooding Read More…